narcotic


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Synonyms for narcotic

Synonyms for narcotic

a substance that affects the central nervous system and is often addictive

something that induces sleep or sedation

Synonyms for narcotic

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Cavendish administered a safe, but effectual, narcotic to both Mrs.
A narcotic taken with strychnine will delay the action of the poison for some hours.
He took it, put it between his lips, lit it, drew several puffs, and his head, becoming heavy under the influence of the narcotic, fell upon the table.
At last, however, the narcotic began to manifest its potency, and she fell into a deep sleep.
The effect on Lucy was not bad, for the faint seemed to merge subtly into the narcotic sleep.
I dressed myself as quickly as possible; my slow and stiff motions all attested that the effects of the narcotic were not yet entirely dissipated.
I ate some bread and some fruit; then, remembering the narcotic mixed with the water I had drunk, I would not touch that which was placed on the table, but filled my glass at a marble fountain fixed in the wall over my dressing table.
And long on the bright steps stood Gruff and Glum, looking after the pretty bride, with a narcotic consciousness of having dreamed a dream.
On these occasions I have noticed such a dreamy, vacant expression in his eyes, that I might have suspected him of being addicted to the use of some narcotic, had not the temperance and cleanliness of his whole life forbidden such a notion.
The green shutters were closed, the easy-chair was pushed in front of the glass, the maid w as summoned as usual; and the comb assisted the mistress's reflections, through the medium of the mistress's hair, till heat and idleness asserted their narcotic influences together, and Magdalen fell asleep.
The drought which Reuben administered was of a sedative and narcotic quality, and secured the patient sound and undisturbed slumbers.
This is the reason why bards love wine, mead, narcotics, coffee, tea, opium, the fumes of sandal -wood and tobacco, or whatever other procurers of animal exhilaration.
KARACHI -- The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern over the growing number of drug-related cases pending disposal in the special courts for the control of narcotic substances and directed the authorities to establish two more control of narcotic substances (CNS) courts in the city.
The visit aimed to discuss the organizational control measures applied on importation and distribution of the narcotic substances subjected to the international control in the Sultanate , as well as reviewing the current status of trafficking and abuse of narcotic and psychotropic substances.
Vienna, Mar 16 (BNA): Southern Governor, member of National Anti-narcotics Committee also Head of Together to Fight Combat Violence and Addiction Programme (Ma'an), Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa, has led Bahrain's delegation to the opening of the 59th Session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drug held on 13 March 2016.